Creative Arts Academy

High school students, join us on campus June 11-16, 2017, for Creative Arts Academy! Learn worship and creative arts from our staff and professional artists in four tracks:

  1. Musical Arts: vocal, instrumental, and worship leading
  2. Technical Arts: audio production, sound design, lighting and stage design
  3. Visual Arts: photography, filmmaking, graphic design, illustration, and animation
  4. Performing Arts: theater, dance, and writing

Plus: guest speakers, field trips, evening worship, small groups, and more! Read our full track descriptions or our FAQs.

Apply for Creative Arts Academy in three steps:

  1. DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM. Everyone who registers is accepted into the Creative Arts Academy. Email this form to, or mail it to:

    Ozark Christian College
    Creative Arts Academy
    1111 N Main
    Joplin, MO 64801

  2. Along with the application form, submit a video, image, document, or appropriate example of your work for your first track choice. Also include a brief description of what you've included. SEND YOUR AUDITION HERE.
  3. PAY ONLINE. You may also mail in payment to the address above. Discounts available for:
    • Multi-student families: enter the discount code SIBLING and receive $25 off each sibling in immediate family
    • Highest Praise alumni, church groups, "bring a friend", and Deeper Life: email for details

(The cost for the week is $250 and includes meals and housing at OCC. DEADLINE TO REGISTER is June 1. Tuition assistance available. Only one discount may be applied, and discounts may not be combined. Cost is transferrable and non-refundable. Questions? Contact Carolyn Hardison at or 417.626.1234 ext. 2400.)

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